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Paralegal Studies, Associate of Applied Science PS13

The Paralegal Studies program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for introductory positions in the paralegal profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.

Program Goal:

To prepare program graduates for gainful employment opportunities in paralegal services while working under the supervision of experienced attorneys in the public/private sector.  Graduates will employ knowledge, skills, values, ethics, and attitudes indicative of integrity, diversity, and equity while providing competent-quality services for clients, attorneys, and the community. 

Objectives:

1.  Students will execute critical thinking and analytical thinking skills
2.  Students will interpret legal terminology
3.  Students will create legal documents
4.  Students will communicate effectively in written and oral communication
5.  Students will conduct legal research
6.  Students will secure gainful employment

Paralegal Studies, AAS PS13 at Columbus Technical College

Paralegal Studies Diploma PS12

The Paralegal Studies program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in the paralegal profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The knowledge and skills emphasized in this program include ethical obligations; research state and federal law; legal correspondence preparation; family law matters; criminal law and procedure, and tort law The program of study emphasizes opportunities that provide students with specialized legal knowledge and skills required to aid lawyers in the delivery of legal services. Program graduates receive a Paralegal Studies Diploma.

Paralegal Studies Diplomas PS12 at Columbus Technical College